mon·​ey·​bags | \ ˈmə-nē-ˌbagz How to pronounce moneybags (audio) \

Definition of moneybags

1 : wealth
2 : a wealthy person

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Recent Examples on the Web Brockman didn’t send a single moneybags my way, but participation in Edge conferred on its members a galaxy-brain mystique that money can’t buy. Wired, "An End to Pornography, Sophistry, and Panty Raids," 20 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of moneybags

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Moneybags.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of moneybags

informal : a very rich person

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